Oct 6, 2012 7:00pm EDT
feeling is that the spanish government totally rejected what is happening here. they spread rejection and hate with comments calling us the damned catalan that does not want to cooperate. >> there are feelings to be a lot better off if they were not part of spain. it put this together, i think we are relatively close to reaching our goal -- if you put those together. i think we are on the right path. >> but catalonia is a path often dreamed of but never taken. the regional government wants at the very least fiscal autonomy. they called a snap election and threatened to hold a referendum on independence, but could this iconic spanish city ever leave spain? at the headquarters of the ruling party, i talked to one of the men who decide that. of the union party that runs the region. >> it is a difficult moment in a rich land that between 8% of 9% of our gdp every year to spain. the result is not happy at all because there are double the cuts in terms of social services, health services, double cups of the rest of spain and double taxes. that is a really big imbalance. we must solve that.
Oct 13, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. cubans feel betrayed. for them, it was like the soviet government made one concession after another to the americans and never consulted their own cuban allies. >> -christoph -- nikita khrushchev immediately dispatched his most trusted, the deputy premier, to havana. >> he was sent to to vote with the goal of healing the wounds and to influence castro. castro refuses to meet with the premier for several days. he begins to understand the breadth of the humiliation the cubans are experiencing. >> for the premier to rise to the center of government, the request drew on personal trauma. >> on the day of his arrival, his wife died. castro said to him -- "go back to your wife's funeral." with great sadness -- he had been married many years -- since his son back to the soviet union to the funeral. he stays and meets with the cuban leadership. >> 1 finally granted his audience with castro, he found cuba to be a bundle of conspiracy theories. with clear instructions from khrushchev, he conveyed the soviet offer intended to placate castro. you can keep the tactical nuclear weapons. just don't